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Project: Third Elk Commercial Thinning

Project Status: Planning in Progress
Office Location: none
Resource Area: Swiftwater
NEPA #: NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-E  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 7/27/2010
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Swiftwater Field Office proposes to commercially thin approximately 685 acres of mid-seral forest stands, 34-57 years old, in the Third Elk Commercial Thinning Environmental Assessment (EA). In addition, up to approximately five acres per timber sale will be cleared or brushed for spur right-of-ways to access the harvest areas.
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-E  Finding of No Significant Impact
Document Publish Date: 5/25/2010
Summary: Third Elk is located in the Elk Creek and Upper Coast Fork Willamette River watersheds within the General Forest Management Area (GFMA), Connectivity/Diversity Block (C/D), and Riparian Reserve land use allocations. It is anticipated that the proposed timber sale would yield approximately 13-14 million board feet (13-14 MMBF) of timber in support of local and regional manufacturers and economies. The units are located in Sections 11, 13, 17, and 33; T. 23 S.; R. 04 W.; Willamette Meridian (W.M.).
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture
NEPA #: NEPA #: DOI-BLM-OR-R040-2009-0021-E  Environmental Assessment
Document Publish Date: 5/24/2010
Summary: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Swiftwater Field Office proposes commercial thinning of approximately 685 acres of mid-seral forest stands, 34-57 years old, in three separate proposed timber sales: Milk Shake (48 acres), Off Your Walker (428 acres), and Elk Camino (209 acres). In addition, up to approximately five acres per timber sale would be cleared or brushed for spur right-of-ways or roads to access the harvest areas.
Public Review Start Date : 5/24/2010
Public Review End Date : 6/23/2010
Contact: Roseburg District Office
Contact Phone: (541) 440-4930
Program Areas: Timber/Silviculture